Auction 110, Lot 447

"Sixieme Plan de la Ville de Paris", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: France, Paris

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 11.5 inches
40.6 x 29.2 cm

An uncommon and very decorative city plan with an extensive key to the major buildings, universities, churches, hotels and palaces. The map is adorned with a title cartouche and compass rose and then surrounded in an ornate rococo border.

References:

Condition: A

Soil and a couple of stains in blank margins with a couple of insignificant spots in plan.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/2/2005

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